And there’s more…

We spotted Savoursmiths’ Truffle & Rosemary crisps yesterday, so did a bit of digging. This brought another 7 flavours to the Flavour Index, which now stands at 1131. Here’s the full list of Savoursmith flavours: Bubbly & Serrano Chilli Desert Salt Desert Salt & Vinegar Italian Cheese & Port Somerset Cheddar & Shallot Truffle &Continue reading “And there’s more…”

“Ike’s Love & Potato Chips”

Four new exciting crisp flavours are in development in San Fransisco, California. They are: Godfather Sauce (horseradish, garlic & Dijon mustard) Dirty Sauce (garlic & herb aioli) Ménage à Trois, named after Ike Shehadeh’s signature chicken sandwich, which is made with three cheeses (Swiss, Gouda, pepper jack), topped with three sauces (real honey, honey mustard,Continue reading ““Ike’s Love & Potato Chips””

Chef’s crisps: the Hairy Bikers created four flavours which we wish were still around

We’ve just been tipped off by Neal at Burts Snacks that the Hairy Bikers brought out a range of crisps back in 2010. So we went to investigate. They sound pretty delicious. Sadly they aren’t available in 2020. Keralan King Prawn with Coconut Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Chicken Tom Yum Lemon & Olive Tagine

Blue Star Potato Chips

One of the many businesses that emerged in the early years of crisp commercialisation was Blue Star. Blue Star’s story is in many ways typical of the many crisp producers of the time. The family business was founded in 1939, in Madison, Wisconsin. As demand for its crisps grew, the company moved to Rockford, Illinois,Continue reading “Blue Star Potato Chips”

Now we’ve passed the 1000-flavour mark, we need a rest!

Over the weekend, we took our crisp-flavour count to more than 1000 – and we keep finding more. We’ve been helped in our search by the work already done by the crisp enthusiasts at a couple of excellent crisp blogs: Closet Chipsin’ and Lays Around The World. They’re really worth taking a look at forContinue reading “Now we’ve passed the 1000-flavour mark, we need a rest!”

Other crisp producers #10: Bret’s, Zapp’s, Deep River

Bret’s à l’Ancienne au sel de Guérande (Old style with Guérande salt) Aïoli  au Fromage du Jura (with Jura cheese) au sel de Guérande (with Guérande salt) aux Cèpes (with porcini mushrooms) Bacon Grillé (Grilled Bacon) Camembert  Cheddar Oignons de Roscoff (Cheddar & Roscoff Onion) Chèvre Piment d’Espelette (Goat Cheese & Espelette Pepper) Chips deContinue reading “Other crisp producers #10: Bret’s, Zapp’s, Deep River”

Other crisp producers #9: Gurma, Estrella, Boulder Canyon

Gurma Barbecue (Barbacoa) Cheese & Onion Chorizo Chilli Classic Fried Egg Garlic & Parsley Ham Ibiza Salt Mojo Picón (Garlic dipping oil) Olive Oil Pizza Rustic (Campesina) Salt & Vinegar Tomato Turmeric & Pepper Estrella BBQ Cheese Cream Cheese Crusty Pizza Dill Fragrant Dill Fresh Garlic Garden Dill Grilled Paprika Ketchup Pepper Pizza Salt &Continue reading “Other crisp producers #9: Gurma, Estrella, Boulder Canyon”

President’s Choice: All the president’s crisps (34 of them)

Aged Cheddar & Onion All Dressed Applewood Smoked Bacon Ballpark Hot Dog Barbecue Buffalo Wings & Blue Cheese Canadian Burger Caramelized Onion & Balsamic Vinegar Chipotle Ranch Creamy Pickle Dill Feta, Olive & Oregano General Tao Chicken Harissa Hummus Jalapeno Jalapeno Popper Jamaican Jerk Chicken Ketchup Loaded Baked Potato Louisiana Hot Sauce Maple Bacon MoroccanContinue reading “President’s Choice: All the president’s crisps (34 of them)”